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ASTRONOMY COLLOQUIA Spring 2009

Talks are on Wednesday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Florida Gym 280

Refreshments served 30min before talk in Bryant (BSSC) room 217

DATE/LOC.
SPEAKER
TITLE (click for abstract)
HOST
SCHEDULE
WED. Jan. 14
FLG 280
James R. Graham (UC Berkeley)

Direct Detection of Exoplanets

Tan
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WED. Jan. 21
FLG 280
Ruth Murray-Clay (Harvard-CfA)

Planet Formation in the Era of Direct Imaging

Ford
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WED. Jan. 28
FLG 280
Andrew Youdin (CITA)

Getting the Ball Rolling: The Early Stages of Planet Formation

Tan
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WED. Feb. 4
FLG 280
Sally Dodson-Robinson (Caltech)

Chemistry and dynamics of the solar nebula

Ford
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WED. Feb. 11
FLG 280
Brian Lee (UF)

Characterizing MARVELS

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WED. Feb. 18
FLG 280
James Miller-Jones (NRAO Charlottesville)

Radio observations of quiescent black hole X-ray binary systems

Bandyopadhyay
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WED. Feb. 25
FLG 280
Sebastian Heinz (Wisconsin)

Studying the exhaust from microquasar black hole jets

Bandyopadhyay
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WED. Mar. 4
FLG 280
Greg Bryan (Columbia)

Two Puzzles Posed by X-ray Clusters

Tasker
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WED. Mar. 11
**NPB 2205**
Stirling Colgate (LANL)

Formation of Black Holes Imbedded in Galaxies: Neutrino Emission before the Event Horizon; Condensate vs Event Horizon BHs

Buchler
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WED. Mar. 18
FLG 280
Rafael Guzman (UF)

From the Blue Cloud to the Red Sequence (and over the Green Valley): Investigating the Evolution of Galaxies over Cosmological Timescales

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WED. Mar. 25
FLG 280
Franz Bauer (Columbia)

SN1996cr: SN1987A's Wild Cousin?

Bandyopadhyay
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WED. Apr. 1
FLG 280
Casey Papovich (Texas A&M))

Witnessing the Formation of Galaxies at High Redshift

Gonzalez
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WED. Apr. 8
FLG 280
Rob Hynes (LSU)

Illuminating Black Hole and Neutron Star Binaries

Bandyopadhyay
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WED. Apr. 15
FLG 280
Anna Frebel (CfA)

What the most metal-poor stars tell us about the early Universe

A. Sarajedini
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WED. Apr. 22
FLG 280
Laurent Eyer (Geneva Obs.)

The Gaia Mission

Tan
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Previous colloquia: Fall 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005